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  • 3 months ago
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With his fighting status in limbo, Wanderlei Silva remains hopeful he'll get a chance to settle up with Chael Sonnen in the Octagon. "I think he retired just for now, I think after finishing his suspension, he's gonna (come) back," Silva told Submission Radio. "I hope this fight is gonna happen." "I think him and [Vitor] Belfort are just the two good fights that have a reason to happen for me." The pair were slated to fight Jul. 5 at UFC 175 before they each ran afoul of the Nevada State Athleti read news >>

  • 3 months ago
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UFC light-heavyweight competitor Wanderlei Silva is convinced that Chael Sonnen will return to the octagon once he finishes his suspension. Although it would appear that Chael Sonnen's professional career as a Mixed Martial Artist is complete, Wanderlei Silva is still convinced that his longtime nemesis will still weasel his way back to the octagon once he competes his suspension. "I think he retired just for now, I think after finishing his suspension, he's gonna (come) back," Wand told Submiss read news >>

  • 7 months ago
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After many delays, the long-awaited bout between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva is finally set for the end of May. The two fighters have taken shots at each other via the media and Twitter for years. Sonnen has been relentless in building a potential fight with Silva, but there was a time when it appeared the clash would never happen. But now, the pair are serving as opposing coaches on The Ultimate Fighter, and they'll step in the Octagon on May 31st in Sao Paolo, Brazil. But even with bout a read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Vitor Belfort isn't prepared to say he deserves a shot at Jon Jones' UFC belt, but he does believe he's a much better fit for the fight than Chael Sonnen would have been. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Jon Jones' head trainer, Greg Jackson, explains why the UFC light heavyweight champion declined to fight Chael Sonnen at the now cancelled UFC 151 event. read news >>

  • 2 years ago
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Chael Sonnen believes that Vitor Belfort will bow out of the UFC 152 fight with Jon Jones, and that he'll be called to step in. read news >>

  • 17 days ago
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There's still hope for fans hoping to see former UFC light heavyweights Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva hash out their differences through combat. With each man currently and likely permanently barred from competing in MMA in these United States, Silva hoped to take the show on the road back home to Brazil. Doing a spot of guess commentary at Saturday night's XFC International 7 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Silva told XFC president Myron Molotky he'd be happy to battle Sonnen under the promotion's ban read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Wanderlei Silva was open to fighting Chael Sonnen, but it appears Chael P. isn't so into the idea. read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Former UFC superstar, Chael Sonnen says "No" to formal MMA bout with Wanderlei Silva; is open to Metamoris match. A few months ago, a devastating blow to Wanderlei Silva's MMA career came about when the Nevada Athletic Commission issued a lifetime ban to the longtime crowd favorite for refusing to take a random drug test. In the weeks since, Silva has "retired", lashed out at the UFC in an emotionally charged video, agreed to fight Chael Sonnen for an XFC event, and just today, tweeted about UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Xtreme Fighting Championships (XFC) was targeting a grudge match between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen in Brazil, but it looks like The American Gangster doesn't plan on finding a loophole in his current suspension to make the bout happen. After Rede TV (via MMA Fighting) reported that The Axe Murderer, who served as a color commentator at XFC International 7 in Sao Paulo, was open to fighting his old American rival under the XFC banner, Sonnen has shot down the matchup. The retired three-tim read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Time for Plan B? Wanderlei Silva is banned from mixed martial arts (MMA) -- at least in the United States -- and his former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rival Chael Sonnen is currently serving a two-year suspension from Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). Get all the latest details on those punishments here. But that wouldn't stop them from competing outside the jurisdiction of stateside commissions, like Japan or the far reaches of Brazil, which may explain why "The Axe Murderer" w read news >>

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